Jill Scott

Birth Day February 2nd, 1987
Birth Place Sunderland, England
Age 35 Years Old

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Jill Scott - Football Player

Jill Scott is a former professional footballer from England. She used to play as a midfielder. Scott is well known for her remarkable performance on the women's team that won the thrilling competition at Euro 2022. In addition, her other career highlights include representing Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics and winning the Women's Super League title with City in 2017, as well as scoring England's winner against Holland in the Euro 2009 semifinals.

Moreover, she was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her contributions to women's football in the 2020 New Year's Honours.

Besides, On August 23, 2022, Scott declared her retirement from football. Her 17-year career came to an end as a result of her choice. she described her choice in The player's Tribune, saying, "Today, I may be saying my goodbyes to football, but we're going to make this a celebration, No dad faces!! We've had too much fun for any tears".

Additionally, she will be in the jungle alongside 10 other I'm a Celebrity contestant. Mike Tindall, a former England rugby player, Boy Georga, a former UK government minister, and Matt Hancock are a few of them.


Jill Scott's Childhood and Family Background

Jill Scott was born on 2nd February 1987 in Sunderland, England. Her birth name is Jill Louise Scott. However, she is nicknamed "Crouchy" after male international footballer Peter Crouch. Though, she has not shared any information regarding her parents or family yet.

Moreover, she holds English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Growing up, she attended Monkwearmouth Comprehensive School. After completing her school in 2003, she enrolled at Gateshead College where she did a BTEC National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. She stayed at the college to pursue a foundation degree in sports and exercise development from the University of Sunderland.

Jill Scott Career (Footballer)

Jill Scott played for the college football team.  Later on, she began playing football with the women's team in her hometown before switching to Everton Women in 2006 and Manchester City in 2013.

Sunderland

  • In October 2005, Scott started her senior career with Sunderland Women. She received the Women's Player of the Month title for September at the age of 18 based on her accomplishments for her club, her nation (at the under-19 level), and her club.

Everton

  • In July 2006, she joined Everton Ladies after declining a request from Doncaster Rovers Belles.
  • The following month, she played in her debut game for Everton, a 3-0 loss to Arsenal Ladies in the FA Women's Community Shield.
  • She received the FA Tesco Players' Player of the Year award at the completion of the 2007-08 season. Alex Scott and Karen Carney of Arsenal were also nominated.
  • Scott was chosen in April 2012 to be one of eight digital media ambassadors, one from each team, who put the name of their Twitter account on the sleeves of their shirts to increase awareness of the WSL.
  • After the 2013 season, she made the decision to depart Everton.
  • However, she returned to Everton on loan for the balance of the 2020-21 season on January 21, 2021.

Manchester City

  • Scott left Everton and signed a two-year contract with Manchester City. This move was successful because Scott helped Manchester City win the Continental Cup Trophy in 2014.
  • She was given a red card and a three-match suspension in April 2015 for headbutting Jade Bailey of Arsenal during Manchester City's 1-0 loss.
  • Scott re-signed a two-year contract in June 2020 and began working as a club coach.
  • However, she received a second red card on August 29, 2020, during the Women's FA Community Shield for Manchester City's bruising 2-0 loss to Chelsea at Wembley Stadium, for two bookable offenses.


Aston Villa

  • Scott joined Aston Villa on loan for the rest of the season on January 25, 2022. However, she announced her retirement from football on August 23, 2022.

International Career


England

  • Scott represented England's Under-19s team at the youth level, scoring three goals in three games as England advanced past the first round of qualifying for the 2006 UEFA Under-19s tournament.
  • After serving as captain of the Under-19s team for the previous 18 months, she received her first call-up to the England senior squad in May 2006.
  • In an August 2006 match against the Netherlands, Scott made her senior team debut for England, replacing Kelly Smith late in a 4-0 victory.
  • As well, Scott was part of the team for the 2007 World Cup and entered the game against Japan as a substitute for England.
  • She continued to start all of England's subsequent games in the tournaments, and in the group stage's 6-1 thrashing of Argentina, she also scored her first goal for her country. After losing to the United States 3-0, England was eliminated from the tournament in the quarterfinals.
  • Scott was one of the first 17 women to get central contracts from The Football Association in May 2009.
  • Moreover, she was selected for coach Hope Powell's team at the 2009 UEFA Women's European Championships, and she scored the game-winning goal as England defeated the Netherlands in the semifinals after replacing Jessica Clarke at the start of extra time.
  • Scott scored a goal in England's 2-1 group B victory over New Zealand at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. She gave England the lead over France in the quarterfinal match, but she chose not to take a penalty in the team's 3-4 shootout loss after a 1-1draw.
  • Eventually, she withdrew from the England team in February 2019 before the SheBelieves Cup.
  • In the 2020 New Year's Honours, Scott received the designation of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her contributions to women's football.
  • In a game against Northern Ireland on February 23, 2021, Scott made her 150th appearance for the England team. She served as captain and played the entire 90 minutes as England defeated Northern Ireland 6-0.
  • Further, she was a member of the Egland team that won the UFEA Women'sEuro 2022 in June 2022.
  • Additionally, Scott made her retirement from football official on August 23, 2022, a day after teammate Ellen White of Manchester City and England. She retired as the female and male footballer from England with the second-most caps, after only Fara Williams.

Great Britain

  • Scott was selected in a team of 18 players from Great Britain in June 2012 for the London Olympics.
  • In 2021, she was announced as one of the 22-player squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Honors

  • Won the 2007-08 FA Women's Premier league cup with Everton
  • Won 2009-10 FA Women's Cup with Everton
  • Won FA WSL Cup: 2014, 2016, 2018-19Manchester City
  • Won FA WSL: 2016Manchester City
  • Won FA Women's Cup: 2016-17, 2018-19, 2019-20Manchester City
  • Runner up of the 2009 UEFA Women's Championship with England
  • Won the 2022 UFEA Women's Championship with England
  • Won 2009, 2013, and 2015 Cyprus Cup with England
  • Third Place in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup With England
  • Won the 2022 Arnold Clark Cup With England

Jill Scott Partner: Relationship and Dating

Looking at her personal life, Jill Scott is unmarried but is in a relationship with her longtime partner Shelly Unit. Shelly is the younger sister of former England footballer Rachel Unitt. The couple lived in Manchester where they run a coffee shop named Boxx2Boxx. The duo strengthened their romance with the announcement of their engagement in a beautiful social media post in March 2020. 

Presently, the couple is enjoying their life and living their life happily together. 

Jill Scott Net Worth 2022

The sportswoman, Jill Scott's net worth is estimated at around $5 million as of 2022. She has accumulated such an amount of money from her football career, which is her major source of wealth. She also earns extra money from her coffee shop. In addition, her income will undoubtedly rise in the future due to her television appearance.

Jill Scott Measurements

Jill Scott is a beautiful lady with a well-maintained body physique in her mid-30s. She stands 1.81m (5 feet 11 inches) tall and her body weighs around 64kg (142 lbs.). Overall, she has a healthy body with a charming personality. 

Furthermore, Scott identifies as a lesbian.

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